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The following charge was given to responding correspondents for the downtown study: A Downtown Traffic Demand Management and efficiency assessment to include looking at signalization (timing, synchronization and dedicated left turns), turn... more
Somerville, Massachusetts, the most densely populated
streetcar suburb in New England, is home to 76,000 people.
In 1973, Davis Square, one of the citys largest central
squares and a traditional commercial center, was selected as
the location... more
Providing an improved highway link between downtown Fairmont and I-79, the Fairmont
Gateway Connector is a multi-phased economic development and transportation project
that alleviates congestion while focusing on treasured community... more
With the widening of W. 36th Street residents were concerned about higher traffic speeds. Some residents wanted speed humps installed. At the time a signalized intersection at W. 36th and Romine was not justified on traffic counts. The roundabout was... more
State Route 397, the Mack Hatcher Memorial Parkway in Williamson County, is the primary transportation concern of the city of Franklin. Due to huge demands on current and future traffic, local and state officials have requested for TDOT to improve... more
Mount Rainier, MD
(Started 1997-10, Completed 2002-08)
US Route 1 (Rhode Island Avenue) split the commercia of traffic with an ADT of 21,000. This division created numerous transportationl town center of Mount Rainier with a six-legged intersection and four lanes and urban design problems that hindered... more
"As part of the French government's programme 'Ville plus sure, Quartiers sans accidents' (Safer Town, Urban Areas without Accidents) one of the approach roads to Rennes has been rebuilt. A roundabout has been established together with speed reducing... more
"In Vamdrup an intersection of 5 roads has been converted into a beautiful and well-functioning roundabout which not only solved a traffic problem, but also created a town space that is important for civic well-being."
"The main shopping street in Vordingborg, Algade, has been converted from a one-way street to partly a pedestrian street, partly a 30 km/h street with commercial traffic allowed in both directions. The conversion has embellished the street and... more
This study examines the impacts of converting three signalized intersections and three stop-controlled intersections to modern roundabouts. Five areas of impact are examined: traffic impacts, safety impacts, environmental impacts, social impacts and... more
"In Gerderath two of the intersections have been rebuilt - resulting in positive visual and speed reducing effects. One intersection now has a raised area, the other has been converted to an asymmetrical roundabout."
Towson, Maryland is a suburb of Baltimore, Maryland. Near the central part of the Towson business district, four major arterials converge at a single location. The awkward, multi-leg signalized intersection caused congestion and safety problems. In... more
U.S. 395 is a major arterial and north/south international freight corridor, which follows Main Street through Colville. In partnership with the City of Colville, WSDOT coordinated the design and funding of its programmed U.S. 395 improvements... more
The purpose of the project was to coordinate highway improvements and revitalization efforts in accordance with the Department’s Context Sensitive Solutions philosophy and Environmental Initiative. The intent is to incorporate the Village’s desire... more